Welcome to South Texas College!

We are honored you have chosen South Texas College. Established in 1993, South Texas College has grown to an enrollment of 30,000 students and over 2,000 staff and faculty.

STC offers over 120 degrees and certificates that will prepare you for a transfer to a four-year university or an in-demand and rewarding career in two years or less. Now, there’s more flexibility than ever before with more offerings of online classes and remote learning. The choice is yours!

At South Texas College, you will grow and develop in an encouraging and nourishing environment. Small class sizes and devoted instructors/professors will give you the added support and confidence to help you pursue your academic dreams. Here, you will find your purpose and discover your passion.

Welcome to Jag Nation. Welcome to a whole new world of possibilities. 


South Texas College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the Baccalaureate and Associate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of South Texas College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

South Texas College's offerings are approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. It is also approved for veterans' educational training in Certificate and Associate of Applied Science Degree programs by the Texas Education Agency.

Catalog 2022-2023 • Vol. 25, No. 1 • Effective September 1, 2022

Published by South Texas College 
P.O. Box 9701, McAllen, TX 78502-9701

While this bulletin was prepared on the basis of the best information available at the time, South Texas College reserves the right to change any information, including tuition and fees, course offerings and admissions requirements without notice or obligation in keeping with policies approved by the Board of Trustees of South Texas College.

This catalog is a general information publication only. It is not intended to, nor does it contain, all regulations that relate to students. The provisions of this catalog do not constitute a contract, express or implied, between any applicant, student or faculty member and South Texas College. The College reserves the right to withdraw courses at any time, to change fees and tuition, calendar, curriculum, degree requirements, graduation procedures, and any other requirements affecting students. Changes will become effective whenever enacted by the College’s administration and will apply to both prospective students and those already enrolled.